Tags: Walter Nyamilandu

FAM elusive  on FIFA polls

  With just two days before Fifa presidential elections, Football Association of Malawi (FAM) has said it will choose its candidate right at the congress in Zurich, Switzerland. FAM president Walter Nyamilandu, who will cast the vote on behalf of the association this Friday, told The Nation in an interview that they are exercising a…

FAM lands k200m cup

  The Football Association of Malawi (FAM) has secured a five-year K200 million (about $272 000) sponsorship from Foundation for Irrigation and Sustainable Development (Fisd) to bankroll an annual trophy comprising Super League. Speaking during the deal’s pre-contract signing in ceremony in Blantyre on Monday, FAM president Walter Nyamilandu remarked: “When one door closes, another…

Players welcome welfare fund

  Super League players have described Football Association of Malawi’s (FAM) plans to set up players welfare fund as a positive step in improving their miserable lives. The players’ reaction comes after FAM president Walter Nyamilandu’s passionate speech on the pending fund during the Super League awards gala on Thursday in Blantyre. “I feel sorry…

No grudges, says Walter

  Football Association of Malawi (FAM) president Walter Nyamilandu has said he harbours no grudge against Super League of Malawi (Sulom) and the National Football Referees Committee (NFRC)—the two affiliates which did not nominate and vote for him. “Not at all. The past is behind us, we forget our differences and forge ahead. “Let’s leave…

Zingale’s burial in Chikwawa today

The body of former Football Association of Malawi (FAM) president and ex-Chikwawa West parliamentarian John Zingale will be buried Thursday at his home village in Chikwawa District, according to family representative Bryson Likagwa. Zingale’s body was taken from College of Medicine (CoM) Mortuary in Blantyre Wednesday afternoon to Chaphata Village in Traditional Authority (T/A) Chapananga…

Zingale sounds SOS

Former Football Association of Malawi (FAM) president and Chikwawa West parliamentarian John Zingale is admitted to Mlambe Mission Hospital and seeks financial assistance from well-wishers. Hastings, his firstborn son in an interview with The Nation, said on Wednesday that his father was diagnosed with malaria and later was discovered that he is anaemic and is…

Government holds cards

Football Association of Malawi (FAM) has said it will wait for government’s seal of approval before it can officially unveil the new Flames coach and his assistant. FAM president Walter Nyamilandu was yesterday responding to a question on when the new coaches will get down to work. This follows oral and practical interviews which the…

Council bars fam

Malawi National Council of Sports (MNCS) has said Football Association of Malawi (FAM) will no longer be allowed to divert funding meant for the Presidential Cup towards Flames engagements. The K60 million ($120 000) tournament, which was established to identify talent and improve football from the grass roots, has not been held for two years…

FAM aspirants in eligibility battle

Some of the aspirants rolling up their sleeves to challenge Football Association of Malawi (FAM) president Walter Nyamilandu, when he seeks a fourth four-year term this December 18, face a constitutional battle of eligibility. Aspirants such as Owen Chomanika, Ali Mwachande, Kelvin M’mangisa, John- Gift Mwakhwawa and Wilkins Mijiga have expressed interest to challenge Nyamilandu,…

Seek donor aid on Flames’ coach—Mvula

Government’s lack of funds should be no excuse for failing to engage an expatriate national coach as bilateral partners can assist, former Mighty Wanderers now Be Forward Wanderers chairperson Humphrey Mvula has suggested. Mvula suggested that local coaches cannot transform the perpetually underperforming Flames whose last full-time mentor Young Chimodzi was sacked last month after…

Boniface Maganga seeks FAM presidency

Malawi goalkeeping legend Boniface Maganga has announced his candidature for the Football Association of Malawi (FAM) presidency ahead of the December 18 elections. The Yamaha Wanderers legend, who once served as national team goalkeeper coach and team manager, promised to launch his manifesto soon. Maganga said he had been compelled to stand “because there are…

FAM worsens CRFC’s woes

The Football Association of Malawi (FAM)’s indifference to the leadership wrangles in the Central Region Football Committee (CRFC) has crippled grassroots football in the region. CRFC chairperson Austin Ajawa, has despite in May insisting that he would respect the lifting of the suspension of the committee’s members, Fanuel Katengeza, Abridge Chunga (six months), Asedi Manyozo,…